At least 17 people die in car accident
Addis Ababa, January 14, 2019 (FBC) –At least 17 people were killed when a public bus heading to Nekempte from Shambu town, Horo Guduru zone, Oromia regional state, overturned last Saturday.
According to the zonal government communication office, the bus supposed to carry a maximum of 45 people, was carrying more people at the time of the accident.
Other passengers also sustained serious to minor injuries, Desalegn Tefera, head of the office said.
He said the accident occurred due to mechanical failure and overloading. The bus was also in poor condition.